• @Telodzrum
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    110 months ago

    Market says otherwise. Automakers aren’t eliminating compact and sub compact models because they sell a ton of them.

    • JJROKCZ
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      510 months ago

      They don’t make them, how can you seek what you don’t make? They purposefully made less of them and said no one bought them so we’ll keep making giant (expensive) SUVs instead, plus those are easier to make due to the more lenient rules on large “utility” vehicle emissions

      • @Telodzrum
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        010 months ago

        Your assertion is that they stopped making models that were successful in order to force people to buy models that would otherwise not be popular?

        You know this sounds crazy, right?

        • Lev_Astov
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          210 months ago

          US vehicle size is currently driven by broken EPA rules regarding emissions per wheelbase which strongly encourages larger vehicles. It seems to be affecting EVs as well, but not sure why.

        • JJROKCZ
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          110 months ago

          The forced people to buy models that could pass emissions regulations easier, which meant less r&d for few models that didn’t get much change, and they happened to be able to charge more due to size as well. Win/win/win for everyone other than all the dead kids that got ran over because Karen’s and Kyle’s can’t see past the football field of a hood and the grill is 5.5 feet tall